Goliad in Goliad County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
A Mission for the Karankawas
Today the largely undisturbed site of the Spanish Colonial mission provides unique opportunities for scholarly research. Through carefully controlled excavations, the archaeological process will bring to light new information about the Native American and Spanish inhabitants of late 18th-century Texas.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Native Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1754.
Location. 28° 38.652′ N, 97° 26.286′ W. Marker is in Goliad, Texas, in Goliad County. Marker is on U.S. 59, on the right when traveling eastTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Goliad TX 77963, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Mission Nuestra Señora del Rosario (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Goliad County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peck Cemetery (approx. 2.7 miles away); Fannin Street United Methodist Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); Founding Site of First Baptist Church of Goliad (approx. 3.1 miles away); Judge Pryor Lea Home (approx. 3.1 miles away); St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); John Mason Brewer (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goliad.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,461 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 10, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.